A Bride Worth Protecting (Titus 1:1-16)
November 2, 2014 Speaker: Rev. Tom Rubino Series: Sound Leaders, Sound Doctrine - A Series in the Book of Titus
Topic: Sermons Passage: Titus 1:1–1:16
Well, after our rich journey through Matthew, it's time to set our sights on Paul's letter to Titus. After Paul visited Crete and planted churches there, he left Titus behind to make sure that these new churches got firmly established. The biggest challenge Titus faced in this task was dealing with false teachers, who posed a serious threat to these fledgling churches. These false teachers serve as both the motivation, and context for, Paul's letter.
One of the main themes of the Book of Titus is that our faith and practice are inseparable. The same grace that saves us also changes us to be more like the One who saved us. We'll see in this first chapter how this is true not only for the elders that Paul exhorts Titus to appoint, but also for all believers. We'll see how elders are not only God's gracious provision for his church, but also integral to its gracious protection.
The church was worth Jesus dying for... His precious bride is also worth protecting.
See you Sunday!
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